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Vanadous acid

(chemistry) An acid derived from or containing vanadium with molecular formula H2VO3.
The term vanadous is used to describe an acid with vanadium of lower valence.
Word origin: Latin vanadium + –ous.
Alternative form: vanadious acid.

Compare: vanadic acid.

See also: vanadium, vanadite.

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